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said he will repeal it immediately. >> it's a 10,000 page bill -- or law. there's going to be some good. there's going to be some bad. i believe that it is the signature law for president obama and the signature law for governor romney in massachusetts. i personally would repeal the bad and try to keep the good, especially maintaining insurance on our children until they're 26. >> we have about a minute left. while you are one person running for congress, how do you address the on going stalemate and jm nastiness that exists in both houses? >> i believe it's due to party alee gens. they both feel they need to defend their party. overall, as a libertarian, i don't have the part aplea gens, so i basically would be able to reach across the aisle and come with a come promiessments truly my only reresponsibility is to the people of my district and the people of this country. >> all right. paul drogos. good luck in november. to see the interview and other candidate interviews, log on to abc2news.com/politics and don't forget to vote tuesday, november the 6th. >>> that's it for abc2 news at 6.
. >> reporter: since the virginia tech shootings gun laws have not changed despite efforts by victims and families. here's the mother of a wounded student trying to unsuccessfully convince george allen to get rid of the gun show loophole. that allows private sales with no background checks. >> as far as private sales, no, i'm not for it. >> certainly background record checks at gun shows and i'm very open to the notion that these high-capacity magazines in weapons that are just meant to harm people, that, you know, we ought to be looking at those. >> no, i'm not one who wants to take away the rights of law abiding citizens to protect their feamsz or themselves. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9news now. >> you can see peggy's other stories on these candidates, particularly their stances on spending and economics, at wusa9.com. >>> tomorrow is the last day for virginians to vote absentee. today is the last day to cast an early ballot in maryland. you have until 9:00 p.m. to make it to a polling center. >>> in montgomery county one of the key ballot questions would modify collective bargaining
know when it comes to the repair, you know congress has passed and i have supported, laws, including our fema legislation that to the best of our ability to tries to make whole. there is going to be needs for more loans for people to get their businesses back up and running. the most disturbing thing is the inability of people to make a living short-term, because their business has been destroyed. if they were 100 reds of yards of -- hundreds of yards of the boardwalk, this is a beautiful area in and around the area appreciates, and see it destroyed, so completely, you know brings tearing ts tears to, even when people talk like i did about important of pla balance budget, there is always that caveat, we write into balance budget amendment, when there is is a national disaster, that takes precedent, we need to be fully onboard, in providing whatever resources are needed to make it whole. gerri: fema, hamstrung has a lot of debt, congressman, i hope you come back to and talk to us about it. i certainly hope that your family, and everyone close to you is safe tonight, thank you for your
an ax to grind with law enforcement officers stemming from two cases earlier this year where he was charged for indecent exposure and a second case involving a domestic violence dispute. that one involved the third victim in these attacks his ex- girlfriend. >> he's made three bombs and he's deployed them. i don't know anything more vicious than that and especially going after a police officer. i don't care what his record is and i don't think anybody in this room care what is the record is. -- cares what the record is. these specific acts, three in the last two days? are of the utmost seriousness to my agency and to the law enforcement community. >> reporter: back out live herei can tell you all officials on hot pursuit of the suspect. they want him off the street and they need your help. he's facing a long list of charges including several counts of attempted murder on law enforcement officials in one count of using a weapon during a terror act let's get a picture up on the screen for id. take a look at this. the us, take a look at this. he is more than likely on the run in --
attack as a law enforcement matter, not as part of the war on terror, but as if it is a bank robbery. what we should have done with that suspect, when we learned he was in turkish custody was tell the turkish authorities, we want him. don't send him back to tunisia. this is not a matter of international extradition. this is a matter of taking somebody who has been engaged in war against the united states and we want him. we want hill and want to take him to gitmo to interrogate him. jon: i'm reminded when a couple of the suspect iss in the attack on the uss cole were apprehended and given back to yemen to be held in custody there. they escaped. so here is this tunisia guy, wanted in connection with the attack on our consulate there. apparently we have video and facial recognition software that puts him in our compound the night of the attack and yet he has been released, picked up by the turks but released to tunisia custody? >> this whole thing is like a reversion to before the original 9/11 in 2001. the clinton administration, these terrorist attacks, the world trade center, the fi
center for justice, 14 states have laws restricting voter registration drive, early voting, forcing some voters to show an idea. those 14 states are worth 185 electoral votes, 68% of what's needed to win. so, is voting fraud a big problem? will what i just said affect the election? nicole austin hilary joins us from washington this morning. good morning. >> good morning, carol. >> let's talk about these new laws put in place in many states across the nation. how will this affect voting tuesday? >> in 2011, the brennan center issued a report. when we first saw the onslaught of these laws being introduced across the country. we were extremely worried because it looked like up to 5 million voters would be impacted by these laws in such a way where many of them might have their right to vote encumbered. we issued a new report, however, a year later. it just came out last week -- early this week that showed that because of the pushback that happened across the country, because of the department of justice, citizen referenda, court and other initiatives, there has been a great deal of success
. the republican legislature here originally tried to enact some new voting lawes and tried to introduce, actually, a voter i.d. law and secretary houston took it -- basically took a stand against it that nipped that one, anyway. you know, he has been at the center of some other controversies, but like i say, he's straddle dollars the line there. >> well, we are going to see what happens on november 6th. it's great to have you here. say hello to my friend -- >> thank you very much. thank you so much. >>> there we are, awaiting president obama. we want to remind you about ways to help hurricane sandy victims, as well. you can also donate directly to the red cross by calling, by going to the website or you can text 90999 just to donate $10. with the theory of relativity, the next... stop, stop, stop! my car! not so much. but that's okay. you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car, and we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. learn about it at libertymutual.com. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility -- what's your
. >> reporter: tomorrow of course is a school day uc hastings law has cancelled classes tomorrow because of the parade. san francisco schools will be open the superintendent released a statement saying every moment of instruction is important and encouraged parents to keep their kids in class. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> mass transit agencies are beefing up service to help you get to and from the parade. bart opening more and longer trains. caltrain and muni adding extra trains some will be rerouted. we posted all details at abc7news.com. >> you can watch the parade live tomorrow at 11 a.m. right here on abc 7, we'll also stream it live, abc7news.com and on our ipad app. >>> maybe the school kids can watch in class that way. >> we are going to be out there, excited for that. mike we are hoping for good weather, not wet. >> it won't be wet for sure parts of the bay area will be for trick-or-treating later in the day. that and your forecast coming up and how much long they are fog is going to hang around causing flight arrival delays into san francisco. a lot of changes in the forecast.
is a school day uc hastings law has cancelled classes tomorrow because of the parade. san francisco schools will be open the superintendent released a statement saying every moment of instruction is important and encouraged parents to keep their kids in class. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> mass transit agencies are beefing up service to help you get to and from the parade. bart opening more and longer trains. caltrain and muni adding extra trains some will be rerouted. we posted all details at abc7news.com. >> you can watch the parade live tomorrow at 11 a.m. right here on abc 7, we'll also stream it live, abc7news.com and on our ipad app. >>> maybe the school kids can watch in class that way. >> we are going to be out there, excited for that. mike we are hoping for good weather, not wet. >> it won't be wet for sure parts of the bay area will be for trick-or-treating later in the day. that and your forecast coming up and how much long they are fog is going to hang around causing flight arrival delays into san francisco. a lot of changes in the forecast. >>> first, new details emerging abou
closed three businesses following allegations of prostitution activity. the city passed a law in may including all be certified with the therapy council. two former students are seeking $30 million in damages over an alleged sex abuse scandal. the contra costa times reports two women have filed claims and three former administrators. they say they were molested as children by daniel witter's back in the 1990s. they accuse administrators of not acting despite previous complaints alleging they were also sexually abused by witters. >>> meantime, the trial starts today for a san jose elementary school principal accused of not reporting a case of sexual abuse by a teacher. ob principal -- the prosecutors say the principal was mandated to call the police after a child reported questionable behavior by a teacher, chandler. and then three days later, chandler was arrested after another child reported an incident of molestation. >>> the quality of san francisco streets could improve. the most recent improve on street quality shows roads get a store of 64 out of a possible 100. that puts them
have wood-burning fireplaces, there's a new law you need to know about or you can end up in smoke school. in 2008, the bay area air quality district launched its first winter "spare the air" program. staff meteorologists were diligently compiling information to determine if an alert should be issued. today is not a winter "spare the air" day here throughout the tri-valley and it's pretty obvious. the sky is blue and the clouds are big and puffy. but if it was a winter "spare the air" day, this view would be compromised due to one major culprit. >> serious air pollution problem of the because of the health impact it's now illegal in the bay area to burn wood or fire logs on days when there's a winter "spare the air" alert. >> reporter: but this year, new laws are in place for violators lighting manufactured logs or wood in an indoor or outdoor fireplace during alert days. christine rosales explains. >> first time violators will have the option to take a wood smoke awareness course and that gives them information about the weather conditions that lead up to unhealthy air quality in
the office of government ethics to act now to ensure mitt romney is in full compliance with the law's disclosure requirements. our repeated attempts for a reponse from the romney campaign have so far not been met. superstorm sandy failed to knock down car sales. u.s. automakers are riding high following a selling spree in october. chrysler sales jumped 10%. gm posted its highest october sales since 2007, with deliveries up 5%. ford sales inched up just .4%. the company reports truck sales stalled slightly while car sales, especially for fuel-efficient models, picked up. ford's ceo, alan mulally, told reporters yesterday he intends to stay on until 2014. mark fields companies turnaround will soon bump up to coo. in overseas action, toyota sales bounced 16% higher, while volkswagon's were up 22%, making it the best october since 1972. meanwhile, small businesses are still reeling from the effects of superstorm sandy. sandy shut down and damaged many businesses in its trail. now a lifeline for business owners could come in the form of disaster assistance. chris hurn of mercantile cap
with violating a california law when aspirin at whaley elementary school, she allegedly failed to report possible child abuse by a teacher. according to a police report, and notes, the teacher acknowledged conducting so-call helen keller he lessons by blind moling a student, and touching her and putting objects in her mouth. she she was fooled by -- said she was fooled by his explanation, and did eventually report had to officials. >> it really doesn't matter, because the principal is absolutely, personally, trained to be accountable and report this. not depend on anyone else's opinion. >> reporter: it was pointed out in the trial are she did not report to district officials until after complaints is your. chandler awaits trial for molesting five children, and yesterday, an attorney filed a civil lawsuit on behalf of a child and her family against the district, vijayendran, and other officials. >> despite all the red flags that happened with the locked door and the kid's loan and the helen keller, he was allowed unfeathered access to the children. snoop we understand the judge is still meeting wi
? >> well, don's it -- don it is easy if there is a state law that says you can change the election date in the state of an emergency, the law that says you can add a voting day if fewer than 25% of voters cast ballots, due to an emergency. otherwise, there are big challenges, secretary of state in connecticut, denise merrill was on cnn a little while ago. she said she did a tour of places like greenwitch, bringport, finding a lot of elderly people clustered along the shoreline. concerns that some are still in shelters, people have no power, so polling is one of those issues that sort of goes farther down on the list. and if you listen here for just a moment, you can hear her talking about that. >> and i did a tour yesterday of places like greenwitch, and our biggest city like bridgeport, where there are frail, elderly people, there are concerns there, some are still in shelters. many don't have power, we do have power at most of of the polling places but i think there are concerns about actually reaching people and getting them to vote. >> and don, some of the states affected by the sto
island. my brother-in-law goes from suffolk to nassau counties, nassau and west is where it gets bad approaching the city and the danger up there -- my mother-in-law said we don't go out at night. the lights are all out and people aren't obeying the stop sign at a dark intersection. so yeah. that's going to be that way for a while unfortunately up there. we are -- still recovering down here. and today, those even with a little bit of high water. we have a coastal flood warning until 2:00 this afternoon and this covers washington basically for the potomac river area. the tidal potomac. as we're looking at some of the tides that could be 2, maybe 2.5 feet above normal. which would be moderate flatting. at about -- flooding. at about 10:44. a little bit of flooding especially down on king street. you know the drill down there. bus stop forecast, it's cloudy and chilly once again. we have a stray sprinkle or two north and west of town. sunrise still an hour and 20 away. 7:36. going to hit daylight savings time over the weekend and be about 6:40 or so on monday. for the sunrise. our day p
's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. . >>> new this morning, clean-up is now under way in new york after this massive fire in queens yesterday. that fire destroyed at least 80 homes in the breezy point section. city's rockwith a peninsula. sandy certainly did not make it easier for the 200 firefighters called to the scene. crews out for chest-high water and had to use boats to rescue 20 people trapped inside. it looks like a war zone there. >>> with less than a week until election day, governor mitt romney returns to the campaign trail with stops in florida today. >> yesterday, he campaigned in ohio and collected relief supplies no hurricane victims. he picked up the endorsement of former chrysler ceo lee iaccoca. >>> president obama said the storm is not over as he toured the northwest yesterday. he is going to get a look at the damage with nog governor chris christie. >>> our maryland senate debate that was originally scheduled for 9:00 this morning has been canceled. >>> -- with new jersey go
-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that? >> nice to have some son to brighten the weekend. >> in nice, sunny saturday. next three days, i chance to dry things out. it will be chilly. 30's at night, 50's during the day. nice weather on election day. wednesday and thursday, a storm could affect the region. wind and rain again. highs only in the 40's. >> like to turn the clock back -- nice turn the clock back. -- nice turn the clock back. real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. heading into the holidays you look for the best deals. that's why we give you real big club card deals each week. right now, get a super low price on tide, $10.99 for 100 ounces. 12 rolls of bounty are $11.99. that's a dollar a roll! and charmin is $11.99 for 30 rolls. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >> announcer: it's "the tonight show with jay leno," featuring rickey minor and "the tonight show" band. tonight, jay welcomes -- oscar winning actress marion cotillard, the world's best dog act, olate dogs,
a higher labyrinthine labor law that makes it complicated to form unions and finally it is employer aggressiveness. there is a multibillion-dollar industry called union avoidance in this country that teaches employers how to avoid having workers even get the chance to the union in the workplace. dennis: if unions were so great then why do they insist on a closed shop in most states where they operate? they don't like a right to work state and job creation better in states where i don't have to be long to union to get a job? >> it is. there is sort of a miss use of terms out there about collective bargaining and collective bargaining rights. we are talking about two different things. employees only under our labor law have the right to choose an exclusive bargaining agent. to create a monopoly. that is what union are trying to protect. other forms of collective action under a law are illegal in the united states for employees because that is the way the law was written and that is the way unions try to keep it. what has happened in right to work states, we have seen a match on 2.4% i
the deficit, eliminate the president's health care law if he's elected president of the united states, and he's also going at what he believes to be a problem for the president in the final days of the campaign. he's been saying that the president has not been living up to his promises of bipartisanship in washington, and romney says if he's elected president, he will bring the country together. here's what he had to say. >> he said he was going to be a post partisan president. he has been most partisan in dividing and attacking. he also said he would cut the deficit in half. he doubled it. he was going to get unemployment down to 5.2% right now. we just learned on friday it's up to 7.9%. >> earlier in the day, the candidate's wife, ann romney, visited the back of the campaign plane and handed out breakfast food to the reporters covering the race for the last year and a half. asked how she's feeling about the race, she said she's been touched by the people she's run across in the final weeks of the campaign. people have come up to her and told her about their struggles in this economy right n
-year-old mother-in-law and 98-year-old father-in-law to vote because they may not get many more chances to share the experience. >> we want you to send us your votergraph. cnn.com/early start. it is the candidates final push before the big vote. will battleground states hold surprises? anderson cooper takes a closer look. you are going to watch america's choice 2012 countdown to election day on sunday night, 8:00 eastern. >>> next, tired of being treated like the other burrow? staten island hit hard by hurricane sandy. they are begging the government for help. i mean it when i say begging. they are criticizing the mayor's decision to hold the marathon sunday despite the devastation. . ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi® card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts. more events. more experienc
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and the republican president, ronald reagan, signed a law saying you need the assistance. the feeling you go when you have in the e.r. or when you want fema to be there is a good feeling. >> we are going to come back. the picture of president obama and mitt romney's top surrogate, the guy he wanted to be his v.p. candidate, governor chris christie, that picture together said it all this week. sandy may have been the october surprise no one saw coming >>> an important announcement. tune in for a special edition of our show, why women matter, live tonight at 6:00 p.m. eastern right here on msnbc. look how small they were! [ husband ] transfer! [ male announcer ] free data transfer at home. you just deleted all the photos! you did! no you did! [ male announcer ] or free data transfer when you buy a windows 8 computer at staples. another way staples makes it easier to upgrade. at legalzoom, we've created a better place to turn for your legal matters. maybe you want to incorporate a business you'd like to start. or protect your family with a will or living trust. legalzoom makes it easy with step-by-step
. >> reporter: they're being very brave. where is your husband now? >> he's in the mouhouse with my mother-in-law and father-in-law. >> reporter: these people are coming off, some of them barefoot, holding a diaper bag. >> that leads me to ask you what about the earthen barrier that was breached? we still have high tides and flooding concerns. is anyone fixing it and will they be able to get those neighborhoods back to at least a condition where they can go and get their things? >> reporter: not even close to that, ashleigh, from what i understand from a bergen county executive we spoke to earlier. they're not even exactly sure why this happened. this is not a zone that sees this type of flooding. there was no evacuation called. this took them completely by surprise. their best guess is it was multiple factors combined that caused this. right now they're not doing any repairs. they are strictly on search and rescue. no fatalities so far but they do not believe they have all the people out. we are watching these trucks still stream in full of people. they say they will go house to house until they
. >> what's the law enforcement and public safety concern with that? >> well, we're still in a rescue mode. certainly in staten island we know people are still stranded. so we're engaged in that along with the fire department. then we have a public safety security mission that we have to carry through. a lot of dark areas in the city. we know that we have to have a significant police presence in those locations. >> you had flown around the city in your helicopter today. what did you see? >> lots of devastation. lots of damage. and it means a tremendous amount of recovery work. but as i say we're still very much in a rescue mode. >> when you saw the sight of the breezy point fire you felt what? >> well, it looked like something i've never seen in new york city because of the number of houses and the fact that they were all totally levelled. these houses totally gone. >> there's obviously no comparison in terms of loss of life but i wonder if there are aspects to this that are even more difficult than 9/11? >> well it's hard to compare. 9/11 was a horrific event. what we have here the devast
to give a better law enforcement presence out on our streets. >> the program is set to run for at least the next three months. >>> there is a $15,000 reward for information to solve an east oakland murder. a memorial is outside the cell phone store where the owner was gunned down on halloween as he was closing the store. 50-year-old wilbur bartley was well loved in the community. >> he was always giving the kids raider tickets. kids would come in if they were hungry he would give them money to feed them. >> personally saddened by this senseless act of violence and i pledge it this farmly and this community that we will forge as many resources as we can into finding the killer. >> police say a number of shots were fired when bartley was gunned down. >>> other bay area headlines we're following on this friday. >>> there could be a strike against northern california grocery chain this weekend. a federal mediator is trying to help raley's supermarkets and union workers reach a contract agreement to avoid a strike at 130 stores. caltrain is continuing to set records with ridership numbers. i
this as a four-way stop. the governor -- we heard the governor say yesterday it is maryland law that you do that. the thing that's making it tricky, the sun isn't up yet, it's still dark outside, that's why you may be going and you might not even realize there is a light. that's why you want to take it slow this morning as you're out and about, taking the kids to school, as you're heading to work, perhaps you have a high school kid, a college kid who drives who are going to go to work. you want to remind them you what that car just did. don't blow through these intersections, you need to come to a complete stop. as far as bge restoration goes, we're told there was about 30,000 customers who were brought back online overnight, that's a considerable amount. bge has what are called safety standby crews, about 1,000 members dedicated to that, and so if you see a downed power line, a tree on a power line, something that looks unsafe, you call bge and let them know. they will send out a safety standby crew. they will literally stay there until the crews come out and take care of that situation. so, ag
the sideline. i congratulate you and your people. you've been all over this. congratulations to you and the law enforcement and security people and emergency services. it's been, i'm sure, a huge operation. will continue to be so. for now, you have our thoughts and prayers for your people in new york. thank you for joining me. >> thanks, piers. you should know the media in a time of crisis is just as important. we thank you for the attention you're bringing. >> a lot of brave people, not the least are the cnn reporters bringing this news and awareness to people and reminding them again and again, it has to keep being said, stay inside. don't try to be clever. stay inside. let this blow through. that's why our people are risking their lives to bring this news. thank you very much. >> thank you. all the best. >>> live pictures of a crane hanging over midtown manhattan for hours. it could come crashing down at any moment. joining me is crane expert tom buff. thank you for joining me again. >> thank you for calling. >> since we last spoke, i've been watching sporadically the pitches of this crane,
sister's home and said, you know, over here this is my sister, this is my father-in-law, these are the -- he went through each rubble and pointed out the owner of those homes. some of these people live here year round. others, just a vacation home, but everybody knows each other. one of the reasons, anderson, why this fire spread so rapidly is because the alley ways between the homes are actually quite thin. the trucks couldn't get to the home where the fire first started and then the wind seriously just swept it from home to home to home to home. one man who we spoke to said you could open up the windows on the ocean and you'll feel the breeze all the way at the back end. take a listen to what he said. >> it is handed down through generations to generations. and what happened here really was when irene came last time, everybody left and a lot of people have houses, they got devastated. i think people felt this time, just wait here and see what happens. whether you're here or not, this is tremendous. to rebuild this will be a mammoth -- i don't know how they'll go about
francisco police mounted unit. the uc hastings college of law has decided to close up shop, no classes, no library access hastings is two blocks from city hall by the parade route officials said the closure is the closure is for public safety concerns. >> watch the parade live here starts at 11. we are streaming it live on abc7news.com and our ipad app. >>> we want to see your giants' pride. viewers are sharing pictures like this. >> send your fan photos at ureport or share them with us on our facebook page. [ unintelligible ] >>> it wasn't the world series bet but a national restaurant chain still had to pay up for what a giant did on a playing field. excited fans lined up outside taco bell in redwood city to claim a tree to be kaye -- free tack -- [ unintelligible ] >> [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ] [ unintelligible ] >> the only question mark is the weather. >> let's talk about the weather. interesting this morning. spooky a little as we have drizzle and that is c
and laws when it comes to cranes in the country. that's because in 2008, there were two separate accidents involving cranes. one, a tower crane just like this that resulted in the deaths of 11 people. charlie? >> so, john, how long will it take to repair the crane? >> reporter: well, it may take longer to make the plan to repair the crane. but once they figure out whether they are going to pull it up with another crane from the top or dismantle it from the bottom or tie it to the building and take it apart from there, that would take only two or three days. that street is still blocked and the people evacuated. >> john miller, thank you. >>> praise is pouring in for the people who got hundreds of patients out of a manhattan hospital. 20 of them were newborns in intensive care. dr. john lapook spoke with some of their parents, their very grateful parents. [ mom ] 3 days into school break and they're already bored. hmm, we need a new game. ♪ that'll save the day. ♪ so will bounty select-a-size. it's the smaller powerful sheet. the only one with trap + lock technology. look! one select-a-
to the fullest extent of the law and the city plans to pursue repayment for the destroyed bus. >> one of the guys that tried to stop the vandalism got hurt in the process. he was a guest honor at the celebration today for the giants. vic lee with a couple of good samaritans on sunday night. >> reporter: you talk about heros. we have a story for you tonight about one of them. a man who chose to do the right thing on sunday night but he risked a lot for it. >> there was tall chaos going on and it looked like a war zone. >> 28-year-old simon and his friends celebrated the giants sweep like other fans. they saw the chaos as they were walking towards market and third. he got worried when saw you people starting fires in the street. >> there was a lot going on. there was children in the crowd and i was trying to urge them to get out of there. >> he saw a man holding a steel barricade in front of a muni bus. this man whose picture was widely circulated in the area. >> the gentleman smashing the windows in and there were people surrounding it starting fires. if you see something wrong happening, step in
to enforce laws. the group in 51 jurisdictions and 23 states on tuesday. if you want to file a voting rights complaint, you can contact your local attorney general's office. >>> we got the final employment report and results were mixed. 171,000 jobs added in the month of october. but, the unemployment rate ticked up marginally to 7.9%. in a tight presidential race, the candidates each gave their own take. governor romney called the numbers, a "sad reminder of the state of our economy." president obama said we had, "made real progress, but still have further to go." >>> there are reports now that at least 22 million gallons of gas are headed to the northeast to help relieve shortages following superstorm sandy. it's made for some long lines as residents wait hours to gas up their cars and get fuel for generators to cut down on wait times, 12 new jersey counties will go to a rationing system. that starts at noon today. on odd number days only customers whose license plates end in an odd number can buy gas and same goes for the even days. >>> new york mayor michael bloomberg has canceled the ne
through any red tape, change the laws, if you have to, but make sure the aid gets there on time. several of his cabinet members, janet napolitano has been here on the ground. everybody that i've been reporting on has said, down at the local level, that this makes a big difference. it gets the -- it gets the bureaucracy moving. if he did nothing else, he certainly made that happen. >> will this, errol, have any real effect as we go into tuesday and actually as early voting continues considering that chris christie delivered the keynote address at mitt romney's convention? is there,going to turn into a real numbers change for the president? >> there may be a slight advantage to the president, but it won't be because chris christie, you know, hugged him and had nice things to say about him. it will be because a lot of people will not be voting. there are a lot of people who are just going to be out of it. here in new york, all up and down the coast of new jersey, there are going to be a lot of people with much, much more on their minds than anything related to casting a vote. i think depend
is called the voting rights act of 1965. and that is a law passed by congress to sort of watch out for minority rights in certain states. that parentally has at least part of the mission here, fred. >> all right. joe johns, thanks so much. we'll check back with you later on as the day develops. thanks so much. >>> meantime, let's talk about the new york area. staten island in particular. one of the hardest hit areas after superstorm sandy. we'll meet a family whose home was destroyed but that apatientapatient -- apparently is just the beginning of their loss. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. dad vo: ok, time for bed, kiddo. lights out. ♪ (sirens) (train horn) ♪ vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. on
... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >>> welcome back. winds and rain still hanging on with us just a little bit but a lot better than what we were tealing with this time yesterday. >> it will gradually get better. not sure we're out of the woods yet. we'll still be tealing with some flooding issues. we'll still have winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour. things will gradually get better later this afternoon. i think by tomorrow, we'll be able to call it quits on what is left with sandy. >> into tomorrow. i thought we were going to wrap this thing up by 5:00 this afternoon. >> i was hoping the same thing. >> everybody else is hoping too. >> not sure sandy is going to hear the quitting time whistle. we'll see what we can do. let's get right to the radar. i'll show you the rain that continues to fall across the area. we are getting issues with flooding on roadways and the river will have some issues over the ne
that even have laws or rules where you can, you know, incrementally move the date or time, something along those lines. there are a lot of different options they can do. they'll try to determine where they have a specific problem precinct by precinct and address that, carol. >> okay. here is the question for you. do states traditionally have paper billialballots available power goes down? >> state by state or county. massachusetts and connecticut, for example, they still use the old paper ballots that you punch and can be scanned optically. the state of virginia also use that technology. in pennsylvania, "the wall street journal" reporting that officials say counties should have enough paper ballots for 20% to 25% of expected voters because touch screen voting machines may be expected to run on battery power if they have to. it's a mixed bag. all the states have to reach out and find out what their needs are, carol. >> the most impacted states, of course, new jersey and new york are pretty much blue states. what if this happened in ohio? >> yeah, i know. but, you know and i know, carol, we
responsibility and for cooperating with law enforcement. >>> coming up, targeting generation y. people under 30 make up a little less than half the population. so what should candidates be doing to encourage them to head out to the polls tuesday? i'm sitting down with young political leaders for their opinions. >> from young voters to a woman who is voting for the first time in her 99 years. find out what inspired her next. my goodness. 9:09now.      >>> a 99-year-old woman in florida who has lived through two dozen presidential elections is voting for the first time in her life. rosie lewis was inspired to vote after president obama won four years ago and says she promised herself if she lived to see another election, she would vote. she requested a ballot by mail yesterday. a family friend helped her fill it out and turn it in. >>> thank you very much. in 2008, young voters were a driving force in barack obama's victory. today, 40% of the u.s. population is now 30 years old and under. for each presidential candidate, it's the largest demographic up for grabs. the bigger qu
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